Lot: 566

77th tribal art auction

Receptacle "ithunga"

South Africa, Zulu

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
English Private Collection H: 13 inch 200 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, brown patina, high receptacle with flaring sides, plane at the bottom, clasp-like handles in the upper area, incised simple ornaments, min. dam., paint rubbed off; not only used for keeping milk, but as bucket for milking as well.


Ginzberg, Marc, Afrikanische Formen, Mailand 2001, ill. p. 62